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Rhinoceros

Eugène Ionesco

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The dramatic movement Ionesco helped launch in 1950s France was called the Theatre of the ____:

What does "Boeuf" mean in French?

Who is Berenger's rival for Daisy?

Who claims he never dreams?

What staple of logic does the Logician teach the Old Gentleman?

What philosopher greatly influenced the existentialists with his formula "existence precedes essence"?

What is a recurring problem of Berenger's?

Who is Berenger's boss?

What does the second rhinoceros trample?

Ionesco said he wrote the play as a direct response to what group?

Whose plays does Jean recommend Berenger see?

Why does the office call the Fire Department?

What breed were the first two rhinos?

Who is a rising star in Berenger's office?

What media outlet do the rhinos take over?

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